Fishermen

Our sustainable fishing credentials owe a great deal to our dedicated fishermen, a few profiles of whom can be seen below

Orkney Fishermans Society - Ronnie Norquoy - Noronya & Celtic Dawn Orkney Fishermans Society - Ronnie Norquoy - Noronya & Celtic Dawn Orkney Fishermans Society - Ronnie Norquoy - Noronya & Celtic Dawn

Name:Ronnie Norquoy
Boat:Noronya & Celtic Dawn
Age:47
Number of Years At Sea:32
Favourite Way to Eat Crab:Brown & White meat, salt & pepper on toast
Music like to listen to while fishing:Anything the crew don't like!
Favourite Book:Fishing News

Orkney Fishermans Society - Robert T McIvor - Julie Ann Orkney Fishermans Society - Robert T McIvor - Julie Ann

Name:Robert T McIvor
Boat:Julie Ann
Age:63
Number of Years At Sea:42
Favourite Way to Eat Crab:Cooked
Music like to listen to while fishing:Country and Western
Favourite Book:Novels

Orkney Fishermans Society - Shaun Dennison - Qualine Orkney Fishermans Society - Shaun Dennison - Qualine Orkney Fishermans Society - Shaun Dennison - Qualine

Name:Shaun Dennison
Boat:Qualine
Age:31
Number of Years At Sea:16
Favourite Way to Eat Crab:Boiled then cold out the fridge
Music like to listen to while fishing:Alex Cooper
Favourite Book:Fishing Vessels of UK and Ireland

Orkney Fishermans Society - Eoin Sinclair - Shalimar Orkney Fishermans Society - Eoin Sinclair - Shalimar

Name:Eoin Sinclair
Boat:Shalimar
Age:59
Number of Years At Sea:41
Favourite Way to Eat Crab:Crab Salad
Music like to listen to while fishing:No time
Favourite Book:Fishing news but depressing

Orkney Fishermans Society - David Laughton - Quest Orkney Fishermans Society - David Laughton - Quest

Name:David Laughton
Boat:Quest
Age:68
Number of Years At Sea:53
Favourite Way to Eat Crab:Mix brown and white between two slices of bread with pepper
Music like to listen to while fishing:Sound of the sea
Favourite Book:

Orkney Fishermans Society - William Sinclair - Merlin Orkney Fishermans Society - William Sinclair - Merlin

Name:William Sinclair
Boat:Merlin
Age:76
Number of Years At Sea:62
Favourite Way to Eat Crab:Boiled, eaten cold
Music like to listen to while fishing:Country and Western
Favourite Book:True Stories

Orkney Fisherman's Society

News in Brief

New Fish Shop Opens Doors

Orkney Fishermen's Society have opened a new Fish Shop close to the crab processing plant.

Scottish Pier Crabbing Championships

The Scottish Pier Crabbing Competition recently held in Stromness, hailed a great success!
OFS were delighted to sponsor and organise the Scottish Pier Crabbing Championships which were held in Stromness on Wednesday 22nd July 2015.

Worldwide first!

OFS recently became the first crab processor to hold Marine Stewardship Council Chain of Custody certification for brown crab.

OFS Sponsoring World Championships

OFS are sponsoring the World Pier Crabbing Championships taking place at the Cromer & Sheringham Crab & Lobster Festival 2012.

£300,000 expansion of Stromness crab factory

A planning application has been lodged for the expansion of the OFS crab factory in Stromness with the £300,000 project being funded by a combination of new shareholder investment, public sector grant and bank borrowing.